Friday, February 17, 2017

ring less true



there's more to truth
than just right words,
and so much less
to lies.

yet, a lie
seems the stronger
of the two,

as truth so often dies.
when disbelief

can cloud the eyes,
there's little
we can do,
but hang on to some wispy hope

that the lie will ring less true.


Barry DeCarli
Copyright 2010 Barry DeCarli


 (...and, to keep speaking the truth, loud and clear)